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Tennis Court Oath
the national assembly swore to never seperate and to constantly meet until they wrote a fair constitution.
French Formed Governing Body That Abolished The Constitutional Monarchy, Declared France a Republic & Executed Louis XVI
a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions, a philosophical movement (1600s-1700s) that emphasized human reason, scientific examination, and industrial progress
A French congress with the power to create laws and approve declarations of war
Reign of Terror
the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
Committee of Public Safety
Political body of the French Revolution that controlled France during the Reign of Terror.
constitutes the last stage of the French Revolution and precedes the coming of the Consulate, which, in turn, was followed by the First Empire.
Form of government which followed the directory -established by Napoleon-ended when Napoleon was crowned emperor.
Napoleonic Code; this code preserved most of the gains of the revolution by recognizing the principle of the equality of all citizens before the law, and ect.
long term causes of the French revolution
1.Division of society, 2.Poor harvest, 3.Food shortage, 4.Inflation, 5.unempolyment
a series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times
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